PhD Student Directory

Anne Napatalung
  • Title
    • PhD Student
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • Feminist Studies Department
  • Affiliations Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Humanities Building 1, 416
  • Mail Stop Feminist Studies

Biography, Education and Training

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Selected Presentations

“Toward Abolition: Kalief and Venida Browder, Carceral Architectures, and the Sounds of Heartbreak” presented at Unintelligible: Noise Against Capture Conference 2018, Santa Cruz, CA


“No Reproductive Justice in a World with Prisons: Toward Abolition” presented and facilitated visioning session at Decolonizing Birth Conference 2016, Brooklyn, NY


“Plant Based Living as the Praxis of Freedom: Black Radical Thought as Food and Animal Justice Framework” organized panel and presented at The Praxis of Black Lives Matter and Food Justice Movements Summit 2015, Milwaukee, WI